Sharing files between Windows 7 and Windows 8 in a homegroup
I'm quite frustrated after trying to share files between my Windows 8 PC and Windows 7 Laptop. Sharing files between Windows 7 PC and laptop was flawless.
I tried creating a homegroup in Windows 7, joined it from Windows 8, when I tried to open shared files, it gave permission error. I've disabled password protection on both PC. Tried adding HomeGroupUsers$ in Advanced persmissions of folder sharing, still the same.
Tried other way round too i.e created a homegroup in Windows 8 and joined it from Windows 7. Still the same issue of permission.
What I mean by this is right click on the folder from where you want the doc. or pictures to be shared -> click properties-> sharing tab-> edit advance sharing-> if box is not checked for share the folder check the box-> click ok ->click security tab-> click edit -> then enter the name as everyone-> click ok -> then check the box for full permission-> click apply and then ok.
Restart both the computer and then check if you are able to see the files.
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